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Okay, we haven't being playing enthusiastically lately guys, so here's what I propose. I'll come up with a word of the day for Friday (or Saturday for Australian players). Your job is to to try to use it casually in your posts.
Maybe once, maybe twice, maybe more. Perhaps the best post gets to choose the next word.
Let's start off with an easy one (though I've got a few that will provide more of a challenge if this takes off:
the word of the day for Friday Sep8,00 is PANDER.
Pander (PAN-duhr) verb intr.
1. To act as a go-between or liaison in sexual intrigues; function as a procurer.
2. To cater to the lower tastes and desires of others or exploit their weaknesses.
Go for it guys.
09-08-2000, 12:09 AM
Pander Bare: eats, shoots, and leaves.
There. Time for some morning coffee now ;)
Trust a dutchman to get it wrong. Post in other threads. We want to see the word everywhere (else).
Though it DOES remind me of a joke...
A prostitute - orginally from the red light district in Amsterdam coincidentally - is surprised to have a panda soliciting her for her services. He takes her out to
She's surprised but remains a professional and on his insistence they have dinner together first before retiring where she 'entertains' her newfriend and to her surprise he's VERY, VERY good. Several times.
After the fourth time, he gets up and goes to leave. She stops him indiginantly and asks for payment. He looks at her blankly and then gets the dictionary and points to the definition.
Panda: A bear that eats roots and leaves.
Of course to get the joke you have to know what 'root' means in Australia (and originally it was a koala) but hey...
09-08-2000, 12:21 AM
That's the joke I had in mind alright.
I thought so mate... just wanted to share with the other dopers...
Don't mind me atm - it's Friday and a few minutes away from the week finishing and my mind is anywhere but here.
"I let my mind wander and it didn't come back!" - Calvin
"I thought that happened years ago." - Calvin's Mom
lol, guess which companie sponsors the canadian olympic team?
"Roots"... should be good for a laugh i rekon, bin waiting for the olympics to start since i learned the true meaning of the word when i lived there for a year :p
sorry for goin off topic there...
09-08-2000, 05:46 AM
Do you really expect me to PANDER to your needs?
09-08-2000, 10:20 AM
dpr, how will you know if anyone has used the word? Will you be checking all posts, or do you want links? werd.
I'll just do a quick search for the word mate.
Or just happen accross them.
So far you're leading tradesilicon btw....
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